Archive for the ‘Grumman’ Category

MASDC, AMARC and AMARG, Better Known as the “Boneyard”

Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona is home to the United States military’s storage and regeneration center for warplanes. I was privileged to have the opportunity to visit the facility on multiple occasions during the 1980s, 1990s, and the early 2000s and have seen many relics and historic aircraft that don’t exist today. […]

Aircraft Carrier – Capable Prop-Powered Warbirds

Here’s one of our larger scrapbooks… full of piston-engined prop warbirds… all of them carrier capable aircraft. Between trainers, fighters, bombers, COD aircraft, AEW and ASW platforms, we’ve got over 100 images to sort through! Our jet – powered, carrier – capable edition ran just a few days ago, check that out too, on these […]

Single Engined Warbirds… a Scrapbook of Propeller-Driven Aircraft

  Warbirds of the single-engined variety. Trainers, fighters, bombers, liaison and observation aircraft, many of these varieties are all here. How many of these types can you name? Enjoy the photos from Scott and Ken…  

Looking Back at Some Early 1990s MCAS El Toro Air Shows.

  Here’s a look back in time… about thirty years, to a series of MCAS El Toro air shows during the early 1990s. Operation Desert Storm-era military aircraft, including active Marine RF-4Bs, OV-10s and CH-46s were displayed on the ground and in the air. One of the last flyable (in the U. S. anyway) F-8 […]